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Mar 30, 2011 2:35am EDT
out of the way. >> with us now here in our washington studios is chuck advance, a veteran of 14 years with the secret service who was assigned to the detail that guarded president ford and who is now a partner in a private company specializing in a personal security issue. chuck, i know you wanted me to make the point that you are not here as a spokesman for the secret service but it is, obviously clear that spokesmen for the secret service don't appear on fwigs and you are a man who has spent many years with the service. we would like to take a look with you of that same piece of videotape that we saw just a moment ago. this time we're going to look at it in slow motion. i would appreciate, chuck, if you would give us the benefit of explaining to us what went right and what went wrong. in fact, some thing were done right but there must have been some things that went terribly wrong. let's take a look at the videotape and would you comment. >> i think you're looking at it from just about the viewpoint of the assailant. you're watching from his direction. the president came out.
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. in california, energy dissipates quicker. >> reporter: jerry is a geologist in memphis. he shows us cities that would not make it. >> in areas that may receive the most damage, you would expect that those fire department buildings may not be operational. >> reporter: the scientists suggest we test early warning systems. they are pushing for more aggressive building codes. and new rules to reinforce our oldest buildings. >> the you look at haiti, chile, christchurch and how to japan, the question would why aren't we getting ready. >> reporter: they're hoping that everyone takes them seriously. >> thanks, steve. >>> as the country weighs how to respond to that report, abc's yunji de nies explores the latest science on how you survive a quake. >> reporter: this is no typical living room. for me, it was no typical interview. oh. the folks at ready america invited me to their earthquake simulator. wow. they decided to catch me off guard. wow. >> i know. >> reporter: that was so strorng. i didn't know what to do. >> exactly. >> reporter: what is the right thing? >> exactly what i tried to
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
on this wednesday, march 30. i am scott thuman. >> i am alison starling. thanks for joining us. time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. we start with adam caskey. cold and damp. >>> that will be the main next couple the days. will warm up slowly next few days. l have drained off and on as a few wet snowflakes today especially later this morning. we should see more development area later this morning through the next couple days. now the district, temperatures dropping a little. 39 atmartinsburg, culpeper. near 40 today with areas of rain mixing with wet snow ne.imes, light rain and sprinkles with temperatures in 40's.w >>> newschopper 7 is flying the baltimore-washington near 175, notsa, bad. side ofnd is the right the screen. deadlights heading north toward baltimore. distraction at 175 and nsa. other side of town looks good. this is 395 near edsall road. now to news. >>> to check the forecast any tbd.com.ay, log on to >>> a fredericks students under arrest, accused of bringing a school.un to >> this happened yesterday at school andigh trying toors ar
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 5:00am EDT
thanks for joining us at 5:00 on this wednesday morning. let's get started with traffic and weather every ten minutes. it is a winter morning with a damp, cold air. >> it will look like it's especially later this morning and into the midday. cold rain mixed with snow flakes at times. it will look like winter. but no stimulation except for the highest elevations far north and west of the metro. it's 34 in hagerstown, 39 in winchester and culpeper. 41 in quantico. we have clouds moving overhead right now, but rain showers are still locked in the west. they will slowly push into the region later this morning into the mid day. some areas of cold rain mixed with wet snowflakes at times. temperatures holding steady, then dropping a little in the afternoon, near 40 degrees. scattered sprinkles tomorrow, not a washout. >>> slowly developing is the traffic flow. we will show you how things are developing nicely in landmark on 395. traffic on the right is headed to the pentagon. this is the beltway at university boulevard, looks good in both directions. newschopper 7 in a little while. now to
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will mean an extra $9 million in support for education. that is why customers told us they do not mind the extra cost. >> i think that is a plus for the schools. it is worth it to me. >> you have to get money wherever you can come in since i do not drink anymore, go for it. >> behind the counter they fear what that will mean. >> i think that will take away our business. >> certainly there will be an intense lobbying effort. supporters of this measure say it is not just about dollars and cents. they say it is fine with them if people buy and abuse alcohol and the state of maryland just a little less. >> our by hours of threats and response. the radiation the years in japan is changing. radiation in seawater is more than 3000 times the legal limit. today we have learned the plant president is being treated at a hospital. the very latest on his condition in new developments coming up at 6:00. and >>> it was 30 years ago this day that president ronald reagan was shot. president reagan and the white house press secretary and two others were injured. spher>> 30 years later he is still here.
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 12:00am EDT
see the goodyear blimp outside in the sky, britney spears is here with us tonight. you know what, i hope she didn't bring the snake. i camped out all night to see her even though it's my own show and i could have walked in. the whole city of west hollywood has moved east into regular hollywood for this event. britney was on "good morning america" this morning. that was big, too. george stephanopoulos was shrieking like a teenage girl. this is britney's second appearance on our show. the first one was a long time -- she hasn't been here in, like, two kids, and -- i will say no one is more excited about britney's appearance tonight than our parking lot security guard guillermo, who is -- oh, there he is. [ cheers and applause ] he's -- where have you been? >> in the dressing room. >> jimmy: you were in britney's dressing room? >> yes. >> jimmy: well, i'd like to speak you with after class. >> okay. >> jimmy: what is your favorite britney song, guillermo? >> baby hit me one more time. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it's kind of -- they grow up so fast. britney spears' fans need a go
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 4:30am EDT
snow before the day is over. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us. i am alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. the forecast is a mixed bag. >> today will be one of the bay wettest. 45 in the district. temperatures should drop the rest of the day. 32 in cumberland, 34 in hagerstown. north and west of the metro is where we will see the most snow flakes this morning. that is where we could have minor accumulations, especially in the highest elevations. the precipitation is pushing toward the mid atlantic. scattered areas of light rain mixed with snow flakes at times, afternoon temperatures near 40. tomorrow mostly cloudy. a few isolated sprinkle. it will still be cold tomorrow with high temperatures in the mid to upper 40's with a few isolated showers all the way through saturday. warming up into the 50's this weekend. >>> let's look at the american legion bridge. we have a little reflection on my way but no problems between tysons and bethesda on the beltway. let'
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
robots now. officials trying to contain all that radiation, also with a method that's never been used before. but we do have rare good news this morning from one of the top american experts sent over to help with the disaster. that's coming right up. >> need some good news. the death toll over 11,000 there. >>> what are the odds of this happening? a stingray jumps into a charter boat, pinning down a tourist. and then -- there's more. an eight-foot shark leaps onboard a fishing boat in the night. we'll have both of these fish tales ahead. >>> listen to this. these twins here. that is the baby talk that has everyone wondering if twins communicate in a special language. we'll just watch them. it's a conversation. but only they understand it. >> those able to speak with -- >>> there's more scares in the skies today. an air traffic controller at washington's reagan national airport fell asleep, forcing two planes to land blindly on the runway. now, an air traffic controller in florida is being investigated for putting two planes in jeopardy. lisa stark has the latest on that. good morning,
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. >> history tells us that utilities, some utilities, cut corners, and then when the day of reckoning arrives, they won't be ready to respond in the same way that the utility executives in japan were not ready to respond. >> reporter: today, officials from dresden acknowledged the violations and took them seriously. company officials say the public nor the employeers with at risk. and so today, congressman ed markey introduced a bill, calling for a moratorium on new licenses for nuclear power plants. abc news looked at records from 2007, and found a litany of shoddy safety work. june 2009, a plant in georgia is issued a citation after an emergency diesel generator was found inon rabl. the report states that unrepaired cracks in the structure had been observed since 1998. the nrc cited the tennessee valley authority for failing to provide fire protection features capable of limiting fire damage at the browns ferry plant. >> i don't think that any new licenses should be granted until all of the lessons of fukushima are built into the new plants in the united states. >> reporter: the events of t
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
bullying? virginia tech's punishment four years after the massacre. >> this helps us move along. >> the emotional scars of a survivor and a family of a student killed. >>> if you are a current or former employee of wal-mart, how this story affects you. >> we will began with the storm watch for a reason that you normally would not expect on march 20th night. a late-season snow fall appears to be headed our way. >> this is like winter will not let it go even if we have the cherry blossoms out. this is not anything that will damage the cherry blossoms or cause any big problems tomorrow morning but look at these temperatures. we are in the 40's. some of the high spots if this precipitation comes in quickly you could see a few select stocks. the winter advisory is well to our west. this is in the highlands of west virginia. there is some precipitation showing up. i think anything that arrives will be after we get through the morning rush hour. temperatures, and mid to high 30's. a 0% chance of seeing any precipitation in the metro area. there could be some slick spots in virginia. i
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 4:00am EDT
us today. there has been a major setback for anti-government forces in libya. rebels are now running from the towns of brega and ras la nuf, after being hammered by gadhafi's forces. >> and there's debate in washington, whether the u.s. should help the rebels by providing them with weapons. emily schmidt has the latest. good morning, emily. >> reporter: good morning to you. president obama says he is looking at all options to support the rebels. but when members of the international diplomatic community met in london and had a chance to talk about it, one member said the talk of arming rebels didn't come up. with nato set to take command of military operation, president obama says moammar gadhafi is feeling the pressure. >> the circle around gadhafi understands that the noose is tightening. their days are probably numbered. >> reporter: diplomats from more than three dozen countries met in london yesterday, to discuss libya in a potential post-gadhafi era. >> we must help people plan for their future after the conflict is over. >> reporter: but forces loyal to gadhafi are pus
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm EDT
is just two days away but winter is not for with us just yet. more frigid rain is moving in and some of the area could see snow. adam caskey is tracking this live in the weather center. >>> and unsettled weather pattern is taking shape in bringing cool temperatures and some areas of light precipitation that will continue to develop this afternoon and evening. it is just like scattered showers and a few wet snowflakes could make san by the evening hours. the clouds had moved in and a few rain showers have moved in especially down near stafford. it is just clipping southern prince william county at this time. the bulk of the moisture is well to the south over the tidewater region and to the northwest. we will have a few more developing showers later on with temperatures dropping by the evening hours into the lower 40's. we'll talk more about the forecast straight ahead. >>> we are following breaking news out of the montgomery county where crews are now working to repair a gas leak. newschopper7 was over the scene at the cost: russell ave in gaithersburg. the montgomery thought -- the m
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